Big Bird’s Biggest Fan Is A Kid From MinnesotaGrowing up as a kid with special needs, Nick Bertsch didn’t get invited to birthday parties or sleepovers. Making friends was tough, yet that didn’t stop him from becoming a close friend to one of TV’s most iconic characters: Big Bird.
It Ain’t Easy Being Big Bird, New Film ShowsIn 1964, Muppet master Jim Henson picked the young puppeteer Caroll Spinney to don an 8-foot-tall bird suit for an educational children’s show called "Sesame Street." Forty-five years later and more than two decades since Henson’s death, Spinney is still the man inside that yellow-feathered puppet, recognized the world over as Big Bird.
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Sesame Street Live Comes To MinneapolisThe popular T.V. show for kids, Sesame Street, is now coming live on stage to Minneapolis. All your favorite characters are going to be there to boogie down.
Sesame Street RemixJimmy Fallon and The Roots bring some sunshine to the internet.
Big Bird Grieves For Mr. Looper...Er, Hooper
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Big Bird And America Want No Part Of The Big Bird Attack AdThe Obama campaign’s thinking – or non-thinking – that America will be distracted by Big Bird when there are so many other really important issues involving real people is nothing more than an insult to every Americans’ intelligence.
Opinion: Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The DebateThere was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.
Good Question: Why Do We Pay For Public Television? No one expected Big Bird to be the breakout star of the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney.
John Williams Video Smack Down For 7-11If you love the Cookie Monster, you'll love his take on CALL ME MAYBE...vote for it in today's VIDEO SMACK DOWN!
Rep. Ellison Brings Elmo To U.S. House FloorRep. Keith Ellison brought a special guest with him down to the U.S. House of Representatives floor on Tuesday. And his guest was brought to you by the letter "E." That's "E" for Elmo.